Theory of Knowledge Skills and Practice: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Theory of Knowledge Skills and Practice: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme: For the Ib Diploma

Mixed media product IB Skills and Practice

By (author) Jill Rutherford, By (author) Sarah Santrampurwala, By (author) Kosta Lekanides, By (author) Adam Rothwell, By (author) Tom Arbuthnott


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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Mixed media product | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 299mm x 10mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199129746
  • ISBN 13: 9780199129744
  • Illustrations note: Full Colour
  • Sales rank: 81,535

Product description

Providing a solid grounding for TOK assessment, this focused skills development tool is exactly mapped to the 2013 syllabus for SL and HL and will build TOK confidence right from the start. Ensuring learners fully understand Knowledge claims, the Areas of knowledge and Ways of knowing, students will actively employ their skills, developing a strong foundation to draw on in assessment. Learners will develop a confident ability to contextualise knowledge claims within distinct intellectual movements and cultural factors, sharpening critical and independent thought. Step-by-step guidance on TOK essays and presentations support top achievement, while real-world connections keep learning fresh and fully in line with the learner profile. *Build a strong TOK learning base that will help students confidently tackle the complex TOK ideas *Focus on developing all the crucial skills with a practical learning scaffold to progress student confidence and achievement *Develop confidence right from the start and ensure comprehensive, assured understanding *Demonstrate best practice with sample student material that connects all the concepts and supports top achievement *Support learners through the 2013 syllabus - comprehensive syllabus match that fully covers all the new AOKs, WOKs and more *Build strong assessment potential with targeted skills work to ensure learners can apply TOK skills in subject assessments *Designed to support the TOK Course Book About the series: Cement student confidence and fully embed all the key skills central to IB study. IB Skills and Practice provides learners with the essential practice needed to enable confident skills application, tangibly helping learners transition into tackling complex concepts and ideas.

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Wow! I love the electronic version of the new TOK Skills & Practice book so much I want to hold a printed copy in my hands. Congratulations on producing a really impressive resource! Tim Waples, TOK Teacher, Charlotte Country Day School, USA Your IB books are totally addictive. TOK is our next buy. Thank you for developing such fantastic material. Maggie Prieto, Head of Languages, Bachillerato Alexander Bain, Mexico

Table of contents

1. Introduction ; 1.1 What is TOK about? ; 1.2 Why TOK may change you ; 1.3 What do you have to do ; 1.4 Note to TOK teachers ; 2. Key TOK terms and skills ; 2.1 Real-life situation ; 2.2 Knowledge claims ; 2.3 Shared and personal knowledge ; 2.4 Knowledge framework ; 3. Analysis and practice ; 3.1 How to use this section ; 3.2 Topics list 1-10 ; 3.3 List of suggested knowledge questions ; 4. Towards assessment ; 4.1 Suggestions and ideas to help prepare and give presentations ; 4.2 Suggestions on how to write a good TOK essay ; 5. Big ideas ; 6. Big questions ; 7. TOKopolis